Anything "software-defined"-- networks, storage, data centers--is grabbing a lot of attention these days. Security is no exception. Software-defined security (SDS) is an emerging model in which information security is deployed, controlled and managed by software.
With SDS, security controls such as network segmentation, intrusion detection and access control are automated and monitored via software.
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